Aloe vera

Aloe vera is a very decorative houseplant that is easy to grow, easy to care and requires very little maintenance. This succulent plant has been used since antiquity for its foliage which has incredible medicinal virtues.
This medicinal succulent is probably originated in the southern half of the Arabian Peninsula, Northern Africa, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde. It then developed in most parts of Africa and in the Mediterranean basin.


Common NameTrue Aloe, Burn Aloe
Botanical nameAloe vera
Life CyclePerrenial
Basic ColourOrange, Green
Height0.5 to 1.5 m
HabitatRock gardens, coastal areas
Altitude200- 2200 m
Bloom TimeNovember-March
Plant TypeIndoor, outdoor, ornamental and medicinal plant
Fruit TypeCapsule
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Used Parts Leaf
Plant UsesOrnamental, Medicinal
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USDA Zone9, 11
Sun Exposure Sun, Part-shade
Soil pHNeutral
Soil MoistureDry, Moist
Soil Type Sandy, Silty, Rocky
Propagationby seeds, by sowing, by Division, Self sows
GerminationFast Germinator
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